Food Tokyo

50 Best Places to Eat in Tokyo

Tokyo is a city famous for its endless sprawling buildings and ability to get ramen at 2 in the morning. If you’re coming to Japan one of the most likely reasons is because you love Japanese food. You can’t get enough it and you plan to eat your way through…

Culture In Japan Planning Things to Do in Japan

11 Myths Busted About Travelling to Japan

I love Japan because of it’s crazy, quirky clash of traditional and modern. Japan is not like any other country I’ve been to and because of that, there are many myths surrounding what it’s like to travel to Japan. When you have a country like Japan that has so much…

How to Create A Japan Travel Budget
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Step 6: How to Create a Japan Travel Budget

Creating a Japan Travel Budget is an essential step that you must do before getting to the country. For me, the budget is a culmination of all my research and planning for my trip, so I actually find it quite fun! Take this time to sit down and write down…

Culture Destinations Hirosaki In Japan

Japan’s Most Beautiful Cherry Blossom Festival You’ve Never Heard Of

The iconic Cherry Blossoms are what bring millions of tourists to Japan every year. March and April are peak times to visit Japan as many international and local tourists flock to Tokyo and Kyoto to witness the beautiful and pure moment of Sakura . Like many other…

Anime Anime Shopping Interests Osaka

The Ultimate Guide to Anime Shopping in Den Den Town, Osaka

When people think of anime shopping in Japan they immediately think of Akihabara in Tokyo. Akihabara is the largest and most famous in Japan, but Den Den Town in Osaka rivals it. Den Den Town is located in Nipponbashi in Osaka and is known for its stores full of electronics,…

Discounts & Passes for Japan
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Step 5: Discounts and Passes for Japan 2018 Guide

When I was planning my trip I spent a lot of my time looking for discounts and passes for the cities I was staying in. It saved me money in the long run because I didn’t need to buy a 21 day Japan Rail Pass, I only needed a 14…

What is the best accommodation in Japan
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Step 4: What is the best accommodation in Japan?

It’s time to pick a place to stay but what is the best accommodation in Japan? Luckily Japan has so many different types of accommodation on offer to suit all budgets. When you’re planning it’s always good to look at all options, especially in peak seasons if accommodation is booking…

Culture Kyoto Things to Do in Japan

How to Rent a Kimono and Take the Best Photos at Fushimi Inari Taisha

If you are like me then you have probably watched Memoirs of Geisha one too many times and have imagined yourself dressed in beautiful silk and entertaining a large group of Japanese businessman (Ok – maybe not the last bit). To me wearing a kimono or seeing a geisha in…

Kobe Things to Do in Japan

How To Have a Perfect Date in Kobe, Japan

Kobe is a seaside city located in Hyogo prefecture and is most importantly the home of the famous Kobe beef. Many people overlook Kobe as a destination for their trip, thinking that all there is to see is beef restaurants. Kobe is a great day trip from Osaka or Kyoto.…

How to Book Flights
Budgeting Planning

Step 3: How to Book Your Flights to Japan: My Advice for Cheap Flights & Japan Visa

Ok so you’ve made your Japan Bucket List and you’ve picked when you’re going to visit, the next big thing is to book those flights and get your Japan visa baby! I remember when my boyfriend surprised me with the good news that he was able to get time off…